Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 119 67
Rank change year-on-year -51 -52 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 59 151 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.15% 2.23% 3.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.76% 8.28% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 32 137 288
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.89% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £24,800 £29,600 £30,750
90th Percentile £52,375 £60,000 £48,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +6.67%

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,239 1,823 2,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.13% 26.88% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,028 1,615 2,068
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.14% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -53 15 £40,000 -15.79% 4
Bradford +23 14 £44,750 -2.72% 1
Wakefield +7 14 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Wetherby -1 6 £24,000 -42.17% 1
Halifax +2 4 - -
Huddersfield -3 1 £52,500 -
Pontefract - 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 59 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (74.58%) SQL
3 24 (40.68%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
5 22 (37.29%) T-SQL
5 22 (37.29%) Windows
6 19 (32.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (32.20%) .NET
7 16 (27.12%) Windows Server
8 15 (25.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (23.73%) Oracle
10 13 (22.03%) C#
11 12 (20.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (18.64%) IIS
13 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
14 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
15 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
15 8 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
16 7 (11.86%) SaaS
16 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2016
16 7 (11.86%) Database Security
16 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 12c
16 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (18.64%) IIS
2 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.78%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.86%) SaaS
3 4 (6.78%) Yammer
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.69%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) DHCP
1 6 (10.17%) DNS
2 4 (6.78%) Skype
2 4 (6.78%) WebEx
3 3 (5.08%) BGP
3 3 (5.08%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (5.08%) MPLS
3 3 (5.08%) OSPF
3 3 (5.08%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (5.08%) VLAN
3 3 (5.08%) VoIP
3 3 (5.08%) WAN
4 2 (3.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (32.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (25.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (20.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database
6 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (6.78%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (3.39%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.69%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.69%) Moq
3 1 (1.69%) NUnit
3 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Legal
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) DBA
2 21 (35.59%) SQL DBA
3 19 (32.20%) Administrator
4 15 (25.42%) Developer
5 11 (18.64%) Analyst
6 10 (16.95%) SQL Analyst
7 8 (13.56%) SQL Developer
8 6 (10.17%) Software Analyst
8 6 (10.17%) Software Support Analyst
8 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
9 5 (8.47%) .NET Developer
9 5 (8.47%) SQL Support Analyst
10 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (6.78%) ERP Analyst
10 4 (6.78%) Project Engineer
10 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
10 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Analyst
10 4 (6.78%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (5.08%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) .NET
2 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.86%) HTML
4 6 (10.17%) CSS
5 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.78%) XML
7 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.08%) ADO.NET
7 3 (5.08%) XSD
8 2 (3.39%) jQuery
9 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.69%) CSS3
9 1 (1.69%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.69%) HTML5
9 1 (1.69%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.69%) LESS
9 1 (1.69%) RESTful
9 1 (1.69%) Sass
9 1 (1.69%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) e-Learning
2 4 (6.78%) Fintech
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.08%) NHS
4 2 (3.39%) Replication
4 2 (3.39%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.69%) Blog
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.29%) Windows
2 16 (27.12%) Windows Server
3 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (11.86%) Database Security
3 7 (11.86%) Scrum
4 6 (10.17%) B2B
4 6 (10.17%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (10.17%) MVC
5 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis
5 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.78%) Analytics
6 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
6 4 (6.78%) Data Privacy
6 4 (6.78%) ERP
6 4 (6.78%) High Availability
6 4 (6.78%) Migration
6 4 (6.78%) Statistics
6 4 (6.78%) Workflow
7 3 (5.08%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 44 (74.58%) SQL
2 22 (37.29%) T-SQL
3 13 (22.03%) C#
4 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
5 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.17%) VB
7 3 (5.08%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) CCNA
2 3 (5.08%) CCNP
2 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.08%) PMO
3 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.73%) Oracle
3 4 (6.78%) Tableau
4 3 (5.08%) Cisco
5 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.39%) CommVault
5 2 (3.39%) F5
5 2 (3.39%) Symantec
6 1 (1.69%) Adobe
6 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.69%) Splunk
6 1 (1.69%) VMware